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21 February, 2018

ESP: 125 Years Since the Birth of Spanish Classical Guitar Virtuoso...

23 images

17 February, 2018

GBR: 60 Years Ago The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament Launched wit...

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15 February, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 120 Years Since Explosion Of The USS Maine

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15 February, 2018

GBR: 50 Years Since Beatles Trip to India to Study with the Maharishi

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13 February, 2018

UNS: 100 Years Since the Birth of Winningest Female Golfer and LPGA...

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08 February, 2018

UNS: Actor Gary Coleman Would Have Turned 50 On This Day

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06 February, 2018

IL: 30 Years Ago Today Michael Jordan Wins the Slam Dunk Contest

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05 February, 2018

NY: 15 Years Ago Today Secretary of State Colin Powell Addresses UN...

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03 February, 2018

CA: Actress Lana Clarkson Murdered by Phil Spector 15 Years Ago On ...

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31 January, 2018

UNS: In Profile: Photojournalist Romano Cagnoni

40 images

30 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 70 Years Since Death Of Mahatma Gandhi

10 images

30 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 50 Years Since Tet Offensive Began

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30 January, 2018

UNS: Dick Cheney Turns 77

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25 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) The Fall Frontman Mark E Smith Dies At 60

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24 January, 2018

UNS: Oscar Moments Through The Years

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24 January, 2018

UNS: Happy Birthday Neil Diamond!

29 images

23 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 50 Years Since The USS Pueblo Incident

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22 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 50 Years Since Debut Of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

10 images

20 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) French Chef Paul Bocuse Died

28 images

19 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 75 Years Since Birth Of Singer Janis Joplin

9 images

17 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 20 Years Since Clinton-Lewinsky Scandal Broke

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17 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 65 Years Since The Corvette's Debut

10 images

15 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) American Racing Driver Dan Gurney Dies At 86

16 images

14 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 40 Years Since The Sex Pistols' Last Concert

10 images

12 January, 2018

GBR: A Look Back At Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation

16 images

06 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 60 Years Since Gibson Introduced The Flying V Guitar

20 images

04 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 70 Years Since Myanmar (Then Called Burma) Gained Indep...

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04 January, 2018

UNS: Ernst Haas: Master Of Early Colour Photography

63 images

01 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 200 Years Since Novel Frankenstein Published

11 images

01 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) Chairman Mao Announces China's 'Great Leap Forward'

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31 December, 2017

UNS: Sir Anthony Hopkins Turns 80

60 images

29 December, 2017

UNS: 30 Years Since Prozac First Available

10 images

27 December, 2017

UNS: 85 Years Since The Radio City Music Hall Opened

18 images

25 December, 2017

UNS: In Focus: Rock'n'Roll Christmas - Music Stars Getting Festive

15 images

07 December, 2017

UNS: In Focus: On This Day - The Attack On Pearl Harbor

35 images

07 December, 2017

UNS: (FILE) Apollo 17: The Final Manned Mission To The Moon

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05 December, 2017

UNS: FILE: French Singer Johnny Hallyday Dies At 74

37 images

05 December, 2017

UNS: Little Richard Turns 85

46 images

04 December, 2017

UNS: (FILE) 65 Years Since The Great Smog; Look Back At Foggy London

29 images

03 December, 2017

UNS: (FILE) 25 Years Since The First SMS Sent

15 images

01 December, 2017

UNS: Happy Birthday Woody Allen!

36 images

30 November, 2017

UNS: Ridley Scott Turns 80

16 images

19 November, 2017

UNS: (FILE) In Profile: David Cassidy

55 images

20 November, 2017

UNS: Infamous Cult Leader Charles Manson Dies At 83

28 images

20 November, 2017

GBR: (FILE) Queen Elizabeth And Duke Of Edinburgh Celebrate 70th We...

94 images

20 November, 2017

UNS: FILE: Jana Novotna Dies at the Age of 49

34 images

17 November, 2017

UNS: (FILE) Happy 75th Birthday Martin Scorsese!

46 images

15 November, 2017

UNS: Petula Clark Turns 85

66 images

11 November, 2017

UNS: Happy Birthday Demi Moore!

29 images

07 November, 2017

UNS: 100 Years Since The October Revolution In Russia

18 images

02 November, 2017

GBR: (File)Concept Updates

3 images

26 October, 2017

UNS: Music Legend Fats Domino Dead At 89

20 images

26 October, 2017

UNS: (FILE) Hillary Clinton Turns 70

82 images

24 October, 2017

UNS: In Focus: Actor Robert Guillaume dies at 89

19 images

22 October, 2017

UNS: (FILE) The Battle Of Orgreave

17 images

19 October, 2017

UNS: 30 Years Since The Black Monday Stock Market Crash

9 images

18 October, 2017

UNS: 95 Years Since The BBC Founded: A Look Back At Early Radio

25 images

07 October, 2017

UNS: (FILE) Vladimir Putin Turns 65

45 images

05 October, 2017

UNS: 55 Years Since First James Bond Film Dr No Released: A Look Ba...

60 images

04 October, 2017

UNS: (FILE) 60 Years Since Launch Of Sputnik, The First Satellite

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